Charles Edward Stuart

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Charles Edward Stuart

(Biography) See Stuart2


(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)

1. a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
2. Charles Edward ( “the Young Pretender” or “Bonnie Prince Charlie” ), 1720–80, grandson of James II.
3. Gilbert (Charles), 1755–1828, U.S. painter.
4. James Ewell Brown ( “Jeb” ), 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
5. James Francis Edward. Also called James III. ( “the Old Pretender” ), 1688–1766, English prince.
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Fan depicting Prince Charles Edward Stewart surrounded by classical gods, c.
The fact this unique seal was recovered from the site of the wreck, together with historical research, suggests it may have be carried on one of several privateer vessels sent by Louis XV, to supply or rescue Charles Edward Stewart after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

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